Monthly Archives: September 2014

Wherein we solve the Del Monte parking problem

Looking for a solution to the problem – parking – that has plagued the planning for the proposed Del Monte warehouse project approved by the Planning Board last Monday?  You’ve come to the right place.

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Candidates on the Firing Line

Having attended last week’s candidate forum sponsored by the Sun and The Alamedan, we were struck by how polite and respectful everyone – moderator and candidates alike – was to each other.  Why, there was even a moment when Democratic … Continue reading

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The not-so-artful dodgers

Anyone wanting to know what the incumbents running for reelection thought about three controversial issues important to Alamedans came away disappointed from Thursday’s candidate forum sponsored by the Alameda Sun and The Alamedan.  Indeed, a viewer or listener concerned about … Continue reading

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The record according to Gilmore

Protector of the Golf Complex. Fund-raiser for Alameda public parks. Advocate for open space. Who fits all of these descriptions? If you said, Bill Delaney, chair of the recreation and parks commission and president of the Alameda Friends of the … Continue reading

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Questions the candidates won’t want to answer (Part II)

The next four years are likely to see more development activity in the City of Alameda than at any time since the 1970’s. Just take a look at the map prepared by Michele Ellson at The Alamedan:  We count 21 … Continue reading

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